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Comedy Central
Oct 3, 2012 7:00pm PDT
law that says in order for churches to qualify for tax-exempt status they are absolutely printd from directly or indirectly participating in or intervening in any political campaign on behalf of or in opposition to any candidate for elective public office. folks, this law is just another example of obama's war on religion. which he cleverly passed in 1954. (laughter) but now some brave religious leaders have banded together to fight for their right to partyfy fill united nations. >> stephen: some one thousand pastors nationwide are preparing to deliver a sermon the i.r.s. may not want to hear. they're trying to draw attention to a 1954 tax code that prohibits tax-exempt organizations like churches from engaging in political endorsements a group known as the i ay lines defending freedom is now challenging the code claiming it violates preacher's right for free speech. >> they've marched october 7 as pulpit freedom sunday. >> yes, pulpit freedom sunday. when the thrill of lengthy sermons finally meets the excitement of tax policy. pulpit freedom sunday is the boldest theological m
Comedy Central
Oct 2, 2012 7:00pm PDT
board tax cut. >> the obama camp says independent groups say if you cut those tax rates for everybody 20%, it costs $5 trillion over ten years, true? >> not in the least bit true. >> stephen: true, not true, who cares? (laughter) it's over ten years. romney and ryan will only be in office for eight of those. let president bachmann worry about it in 2020. that is what hindsight is for. but folks, just listen to this pit bull. >> how much would it cost. >> it's revenue neutral. >> i'm talking about the cut, we'll get to the deductions. >> the cut in tax rates is lower all american tax rate by 20%. >> how much does that cost. >> it's revenue neutral. >> stephen: okay, revenue neutral, chris. but for some reason wallace wouldn't take no answer for an answer. (laughter) jim? >> well, it's not revenue neutral unless you take away the deduction. >> let me just -- >> you haven't given me the math. >> well, i don't have-- it would take me too long to go through all of the math. >> stephen: great answer. (laughter) why-- (cheers and applause) great answer why is it a great answer? well, it woul
Comedy Central
Oct 5, 2012 10:30am PDT
or geoof tax policy minutish-- orgy was tax policy minutia, and they moved on to the intricacies of medicare solvency it was off the hook, in that it would have been more interesting to listen to a dial tone. (laughter) but however wonky it got last night there was no miss tacking that there was a fire breathing leftie on that stage spewing heated socialist rhetoric. >> i will not reduce the taxes paid by high income americans. regulation is essential. you can't have a free market work if you don't have regulation. preexisting conditions are covered under my plan. and with regards to health care wa, we did in massachusetts is a model for the nation, state-by-state. >> stephen: yes, mitt romney's health-care plan is just like his positions, the details change state-by-state. (laughter) now-- folks, you know me-- you watch this show, you know me. as a stanch conservative i condemn any help can who-- republican who distances himself from everything he has said on the campaign trail. but it worked so [bleep] it. (laughter) besides, i mean the arguments-- (cheers and applause) the argume
Comedy Central
Oct 8, 2012 11:30pm PDT
. the wealthy are paying their lowest tax rates since the 1950s and last week the dow closed at its highest level in five years. america's superrich are having a good decade. but folks-- they can't enjoy it because barack obama has hurt their feelings. one fund, one fund manager said the president showed disdain for the rich. while another accused him of bullying. and a third said becausers who still support obama are like battered wives. yes. these billionaires are like battered wives. they should really go to a shell ter. well, folks, the wealthy have had it. the wealthy will now fighting back with their leader, hedge fund founder will object cooperman who has been described as the pope of this movement well, pope isn't really fair. he has more goals than the vat began-- vatican. as we speak tom hanks is searching for clues in his basement. (laughter) according to the article in "the new yorker", cooperman launched his crusade after hearing these hateful words. >> if you are's-- if you are a wealthy c.e.o. or hedge fund manager in america right now, your taxes are lower than they
Comedy Central
Oct 4, 2012 7:00pm PDT
islands in the stream make good tax shelters. and pornographers were caught filming in the cornell university library. clearly, they could not get into the hear extraordinary library. this is the colbert report. captioning sponsored by comedy central ( theme song playing ) ( cheers and applause ) ( cheers and applause ) >> colbert: welcome. that is incredible. ladies and gentlemen, thank you. good to have you with us. boy, i can feel the electricity. i can feel the electricity. ladies and gentlemen, in here, out there, across america, you know why people are excited because it is a huge night. the first presidential debate just happened in denver. now, i haven't seen it yet so don't tell me what happens. if anything happens. jim. >> the buying question is do these debates really matter? >> i actually think that is the american people see the first two candidates and really start to make their mind up. >> if the debates happen really late in the cycle and by this time most americans have made up their mind. >> i think the debates don't matter much. >> they matter and they have matte
Comedy Central
Oct 1, 2012 10:30am PDT
about mitt's tax returns. (laughter) in fact, god is three undecided voters-- the father, the son, and the holy spirit. and you've got to figure the son is leaning obama what with the long hair and the loaf and fish handouts to the poor. get a job, hippy! (laughter) (cheers and applause) can't stay 33 forever. move out of your mom's house. (laughter) but mitt, mitt has still got a shot with the old man. he's right in mitt's core demo-- he's old, male, vengeful, and he lives in a gated community. (laughter and applause) so right now i'm going to engage in a little targeted adverpraying. let me get out my lucky prayer hat right here. (laughter) and put on my patented prayer hands. jesus, never mind. now, folks, mitt niece real trouble so i'm afraid i have to go negative. (laughter) almighty father, almost four years ago president obama promised hope and change, but a lord and creator of the universe was this the change you wanted. the democrats left you off their convention platform and they want to force your servants to provide birth control to ther who of babylon. (laughter) obam
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